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Lake Guntersville, Guntersville

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#19 of 35 in Nature in Alabama
Guntersville Lake is located in north Alabama between Bridgeport and Guntersville.LocationThe lake stretches 75 miles from Guntersville Dam to Nickajack Dam. It is Alabama's largest lake at 69,000 acres .HistoryThe lake was created by Guntersville Dam along the Tennessee River. Both the lake and the dam received their names from the town of Guntersville, which received its name from an early settler of the area, John Gunter.In the 1950s, German scientists brought to the United States under Operation Paperclip who lived in Huntsville, Alabama purchased houses by the lake.
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  • We had a lake view room in the lodge. You can also see the lake from the state park roads and surrounding roads. It is absolutely beautiful to sit and enjoy the lake!  more »
  • Beautiful Lake Guntersville has it all..great fishing,swimming ,hiking and Eagle watching! If you like to get away from it all this us for you.Quaint small town atmosphere with many walking/bike trail...  more »
  • Beauty, splendor, clean air and green spaces. A wonderful park just chock full of green spaces. A gorgeous. Very low user fee.  more »

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